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11/22/2017 - 10:02am

GRUNDY CENTER – Last week, Main Street Iowa announced the selection of one local building owner, Dave Loftus, to receive a $75,000 Challenge Grant to help improve and restore the former True Value building he owns, and to renovate the upper floor apartments.

Loftus was one of just 14 applicants in the state to be awarded the grant dollars, and he is the first Challenge Grant...

11/22/2017 - 10:00am
GRUNDY CENTER - For those who habitually forget to carry cash on them, there’s good news: the City of Grundy Center recently approved a contract with Interactive Iowa Inc. for a debit/credit card system for the city. The new system, which was approved at Monday night’s city council meeting, has the potential to be used for various...
11/22/2017 - 7:46am
During Monday morning’s regular meeting, Grundy County Supervisor Jim Ross recommended that the board terminate a tax increment financing (TIF) agreement with R.S. Bacon Veneer just west of Grundy Center because the company had failed to uphold its end of the bargain.             “...
11/22/2017 - 7:39am
It’s common knowledge that launching a business isn’t easy, but Blaine Fisher and his family could never have guessed that it would be this hard.             “It was nothing like I expected. I honestly didn’t know what to expect,” he said.    ...
11/22/2017 - 7:36am
The much-publicized $14 million grain elevator project between Grundy Center and The Mill is well underway for Mid-Iowa Cooperative as cranes and bulldozers from PCI have spent the last several weeks at the site.             Mid-Iowa, which already has Grundy County locations in Conrad, Beaman...
11/22/2017 - 7:34am
The BCLUW school district will offer an early retirement package for staff members who meet a certain set of criteria at 50 percent of their current salary this year after the board approved the plan at Monday night’s regular meeting.             Superintendent Ben Petty explained that...
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